Classes open, tuition fee hikes; traffic worsens

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Classes open, tuition fee hikes; traffic worsens

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Classes in some 78 private schools in the entire province will resume tomorrow ending the summer break for college, high school and elementary student in two private universities and five major colleges in the city.

University of Bohol and Holy Name University are both expecting a slight decrease in enrolment while Bohol Institute of Technology will see a higher enrolment level due to the massive campaign for free tuition to children of barangay captains.

Meanwhile, UB will be imposing a 10% hike in tuition fee while HNU implements a 26% increase.

The Department of Education, Culture and Sports (Deped) division office will still gather next week the enrollment figures in private schools especially for the college level as late enrollees are still expected to arrive next week

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In the the previous school year, private schools listed around 19,000 enrolles wherein over 500 enrolled for kindergarten, around 2,000 for elementary, and around 17,000 enrolled for high school.

On the part of the public schools, the Division Office listed at least 188,398 pupils for elementary and 51,200 students for high schools as of the early registration for school 2015-2016.

However, DepEd-Bohol continues to track down around 23,607 high school students, considering that there used to be 74,807 high school students enrolled in the previous school year.

For the public elementary schools, there used to be 202,351 pupils last year and an increase of at least two percent is expected this school year.

For high school, there used to be 74,807 students in the list and DepEd-Bohol will have to track down the remaining 23,607.

Meanwhile, more traffic enforcers will be deployed starting tomorrow  as classes in universities and colleges in the city will resume bringing back thousands of students in their respective campuses. Traffic jam is noted  near University of Bohol, Holy Spirit School, Bohol Wisdom School as well as along CPG Ave. and Gallares st.

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The City Traffic Management Office assures that traffic enforcers will be fielded near schools  to ensure the smooth flow of vehicles and pedestrians as well.

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One Comment

  1. Zenadette p. Jaquilmac Zenadette p. Jaquilmac October 8, 2015

    How much the tuition of toddler in a year or monthly if its not fully payment?

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